practical theology

By Kathy Escobar / September 10, 2009 / 21 Comments

“Then they took the man who had been blind to the Pharisees, because it was on the Sabbath that Jesus had made the mud and healed him. The Pharisees asked […]

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practical christianity

By Kathy Escobar / September 24, 2013 / 19 Comments

it’s been a wild and crazy week around here (i know, i know, i say that all the time) but honestly, the colorado flood has really made things even extra […]

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a more honest theology.

By Kathy Escobar / July 2, 2012 / 34 Comments

“for my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than […]

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while the world is crying out for hope, we're talking about theology

By Kathy Escobar / June 6, 2011 / 33 Comments

this past weekend i was on the refuge camping trip at jackson lake. it is was our 6th annual & is a cornerstone tradition in our community.  one of my […]

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leaving church to save our souls

By Kathy Escobar / February 14, 2014 / 49 Comments

goodness gracious, people get riled up over conversations about “church.”  i wish we could get as much traction on justice & poverty issues!  it’s fascinating, really, how passionate many are […]

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rebuilding is possible: a little hope for deconstruction

By Kathy Escobar / May 4, 2012 / 6 Comments

when i originally had this idea for a rebuilding after deconstructing series, i didn’t know exactly what it would be like.  i just knew i wanted to write what was […]

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the great distraction

By Kathy Escobar / August 18, 2011 / 24 Comments

a few weeks ago i was in a conversation with a friend about the use of the Bible in our Christian faith.  i sometimes get criticized for not using the […]

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doubt & faith: owning our egocentric tendencies

By Kathy Escobar / October 2, 2009 / 6 Comments

every day this week i meant to post but here i am, squeaking by before the end of the week and before our next refuge gathering tomorrow evening.  i am […]

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holy week 2017: the great distraction

By Kathy Escobar / April 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

We’re on Day 3 of this Holy Week Series, starting with Palm Sunday and yesterday’s reminder that Jesus’ first act after coming into Jerusalem on a donkey was to turn tables […]

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WTF, God?

By Kathy Escobar / March 25, 2017 / 8 Comments

One of my greatest joys is to journey alongside people in their honest relationship with God.  I have yet to encounter someone in spiritual direction who was saying things like […]

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